Construction project management 101 – Checklist

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The term construction project management can be used to describe a vast number of tasks, roles and responsibilities. In-depth technical insight, tools, software, techniques , and knowledge are required to deliver today’s complex and quality building projects.

10 key responsibilities of a construction project manager

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What are the responsibilities of a project manager in construction? The dispute manager. Manage risks. Not all construction project managers know what they do all the time. The construction project manager is the key figure of the construction project team.

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Construction Project Manager Field Guide


When I first started my career in the construction industry I had no idea what a construction project manager was or did. So what exactly is a construction project manager and what do they do on a project? A construction project manager is someone who is responsible for the execution of a construction project. They manage the trades, financials, schedule, quality and administration. What Does a Construction Project Manager Do?

Rethinking Traditional Construction Project Management—Part 1 of 5

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a five-part series on Construction Project Management. The lifeblood of any construction company is the construction project itself. How those projects are managed can make or break the company. That makes project managers (or in some companies, project sponsors who oversee teams of project managers) arguably the most important role in an organization.

5 Tips to Achieving the Best Construction Project Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Effectively managing today’s construction projects can be a complex, exhaustive process. But it doesn’t have to be. Construction Best Practices

Empowering Project Management Professionals Through Technology—Part 2 of 5

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a five-part series on Construction Project Management. Last week, we talked about the complexity of construction projects and the role of the project manager in managing the processes behind them. While the lifeblood of the construction company is the construction project, the lifeblood of the project is the people working on it. Hire bad people to manage and build the project?

Are You Still Using Spreadsheets for Project Management?

Viewpoint Construction Technology

To keep things organized, most contractors use technology in some capacity to facilitate day-to-day workflows for project management , scheduling, accounting , estimating and more. For project management specifically, 46.1 The report points out that companies often use multiple technologies to manage projects, which can result in duplicate data entry as people move information from a spreadsheet to software or from email to a spreadsheet.

How The Cloud Is Enabling Smarter Project Management—Part 4 of 5

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Editor’s Note: This is Part 4 of a five-part series on Construction Project Management. Over the past three weeks, we’ve looked at complex construction projects, the people that run them and the technology tools they use. While having the best people in place, working together well and using the latest tools is critical, the construction project can still suffer if the data being tracked and reviewed is days or even weeks old.

What Makes a Strong Project Manager

Construction Business Owner

What Makes a Strong Project Manager. The attributes and abilities any project manager needs to possess to succeed on a construction project Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 04/30/2020 - 09:33.

Construction Project Managers Go Mobile

Carol Hagen

Update September 27, 2010: Project Manager views Job Alerts on iPad using Corecon Mobile. Update: Project Manager uses iPhone to access construction documentation. Construction Project Managers main line of communication is their mobile device. This is part one in a series of 5 posts on what construction project managers want access or update on a job when they are out of the office. The list is impressive: iPhone 3G Project Menu.

Difference Between PERT & Gantt Charts in Project Management [PDF]

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PERT (Program Evaluation & Review Technique) and Gantt charts are used in project management to represent the activities or tasks in a project. Construction Engineering & Management Difference Between Pert & Gantt Charts in Project Management PERT VS GANTT CHART IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Rethinking Traditional Construction Project Management—Part 1 of 5

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Project Management Versus Construction Project Management

Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch


And yet, we had some significant shifts this year, most notably PMI releasing the sixth edition of “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge” ( PMBOK® Guide ), alongside the Agile Practice Guide. Here are five trends that project managers should be watching out for in 2018. Enterprise project management tools have allowed us to do this within a portfolio for a long time, but the more “academic” side of the project management industry is catching up.

The 10 Questions You Should Ask When Considering Project Management Software?Part 5 of 5

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a five-part series on Construction Project Management — how innovative technologies and software are helping project managers streamline processes to build faster, smarter projects. While many project managers today are still utilizing manual processes or working with significantly outdated software, it is becoming clear that this is less of a matter of choice.

5 Steps to Project Management

Construction Equipment

What is Project Management? Following a worker’s certification issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI), it’s a project manager’s job to dictate how to lay out, manage, and execute a project. Software Advice lists the steps to achieving the project’s overall goals.

Construction Project Management Software

Viewpoint Construction Technology

When it comes to project management software , contractors have numerous options, from spreadsheets and generic applications to software designed for the construction industry. I recently read an industry survey on the subject that not only provided some interesting insight, but also confirmed the things I’ve been saying about project management software. Construction Management with John Chaney

Top 5 Strategy Tips to Project Management Success

Contractor Bookkeeping

Managing an entire project on your own can be overwhelming. We will provide you 5 strategy tips to project management success that might save you from going insane! Project Management Project Management For Construction

Project Management Technology Tools Helping Contractors Modernize, Streamline Operations—Part 3 of 5

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a five-part series on Construction Project Management. Previously, we looked at the complexity of construction projects and the importance of the folks working on project teams—especially the project manager who has to keep all people and processes moving on a daily basis. Construction project managers probably relate to that statement more that anyone. Tech Tools for Better Construction Management.

Construction Project Management Processes: Everything You Need to Know

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Project management is the basis on which every construction project is founded. A construction project manager has to obtain a variety of skills and competences in order to navigate through the project and to establish a functional connection with the numerous teams. Construction projects have a continuous need for alterations. Construction Management construction construction manager construction project project management

8 Personality Traits of a Great Construction Project Manager

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Being a Construction Project Manager is an extremely rewarding career. If you are considering a career in construction project management, then you will need some qualifications and you’ll need to demonstrate some experience. Guest Posts construction project guest post project management project manager

Collaborative Project Management

Contractor Magazine

What if there existed an industry network that created an entirely different form of collaboration

Project Management 101: A Modern Primer for New Leadership

Construction Business Owner

Project Management 101: A Modern Primer for New Leadership. A modern construction leader's guide to the basic tenets of strong project management Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 04/10/2020 - 17:06.

Optimizing Safety Through Project Management

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Effective project management plays a critical role in the success of any venture. Without it, projects flounder, delays ensue, and most importantly, a company’s reputation can be at risk. But perhaps nowhere is project management more important than in the high-risk environment of a construction site. Guest Posts construction project guest post project management safety

Construction Project Management Questions and Answers

Carol Hagen

Construction project management has many sources for great content. Software vendors, certification programs and forums abound that focus on the project manager and they create great content. Today I thought I mention a place where project management Q&A is happening, but perhaps you haven’t noticed it. With over 395 questions and answers already available I think it’s a good source for the beginner and expert alike.

Project Managers: Learn to Maximize Your Software Use at Collaborate 2018

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Project Managers: Learn to Maximize Your Software Use at Collaborate 2018. If there’s one role touching virtually all aspects of construction operations, it’s the project manager. From job cost budgeting, tracking and projecting job progress to resource scheduling and vendor management, you have your hands full day in and day out. But are you maximizing your opportunities to further streamline your work and lessen project headaches?


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Microsoft Project is a project management system, which assist the project managers to execute and control the project activities effectively in. Construction Construction Management Management Project Management


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A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to achieve a particular aim. At the most basic level, a project is actually the response to a need, the. Construction Construction Management

Invaluable Advice for Project Management Success In 2018

Contractor Bookkeeping

When it comes to project management, techniques are generally shaped by a mix of what is trendy and what is traditional in a given enterprise environment. Today's Guest Article Is From Alyssa Johnson. Professional Academic Writer, Blogger, And Coach.

Continuous Job Cost and Billing Data for Project Managers

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint Team improves project manager data self-sufficiency by providing job cost and billing actuals data without jumping to another application. Although project managers have broad responsibilities, keeping track of job financials is key. This leaves project managers guessing as to their gain/loss versus the original contract estimate and their over/under billing. Having access to real-time information is critical to a construction project’s success.

ProContractor 3.11 Project Management Enhancements

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Page Break Reporting Option

Top Everyday Project Management Practices For Success

Contractor Bookkeeping

Are you happy with the current progress of your construction projects? Do you successfully finish your projects ahead of schedule and under assigned budget? Good project management skills are essential for any project manager. No matter what industry you work in, there is always some project management best practices imperative for your organization’s success. Today's Guest Article Is From Kirsten Pike.

5 Rules for Smooth Construction Project Management

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As a manager, organiser or contractor of construction projects, there are a lot of roles that you have to fulfil, sometimes multiple roles per day. Guest Posts construction management construction project management guest post tipsThis can be a lot of information to absorb and it can be stressful and sometimes dangerous and counterproductive if you’re not on the ball.

Xoom for the Construction Project Manager

Carol Hagen

For instance, Corecon, a construction project management and estimating system. Their Corecon mobile login provides the project manager access to his projects, job financials, documentation, correspondence, contacts, etc and a way to update directly from the field. Here’s a video showing a few project management functions on the Xoom: It works well on all the other popular platforms too like Android, iPhone, iPad and Blackberry.

Project Managers are Last Planners Too!

Lean Construction

Although project managers do not perform any of the work on a construction site, they do have more responsibility to the project other than just organizing the next golf trip!


The Constructor

Role of Project Manager The responsibility of project manager to make sure that the customer is satisfied and the work scope is completed in a. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Project Management

Customer service skills that are useful for project management

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This type of training teaches you how to manage people and problems effectively and efficiently as well as how to apply yourself to deliver excellent results. There are many useful customer service skills that project managers in particular can utilize in future projects. Without this communication, a project can easily fall apart and a few misunderstandings or a lack of information can compromise any potential progress. Issue Management.

6 Tips for Construction Project Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We’ve come up with six tips for simplifying project management culled from our 35 years

Project Management + Sustainability: FAQ


“What will it take to achieve the sustainability goals of our project?” As stok’s Project Management team , this question comes across our desks at a steady cadence. Whether your sustainable project involves goals around carbon reduction, healthy indoor environments, or energy efficiency, the short answer is it takes additional coordination and planning and likely requires strategic consultants. Determine what’s truly important to the project.

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Utilize real-time data to improve project management

Construction Dive

With the connected jobsite slowly becoming the norm, the importance of jobsite automation software continues to rise

Infrastructure project management in construction: The path to success

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Infrastructure projects are vital for every country around the world. Schools, motorways, new metro stations are only a few examples of why infrastructure construction projects are so important for a nation. Construction management construction project infrastructure productivity project managementIt’s what allows us to commute on a daily basis or to have power in the buildings we are living and working.

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